Five Towns College 2018-2020 Catalog 
  
    May 23, 2019  
Five Towns College 2018-2020 Catalog

Music Education Program, M.M.


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HEGIS Code 1004.00     Inventory of Registered Program Code: 21158


Degree Requirements

The graduate program in Music Education requires satisfactory completion of thirty-six 36 credits of approved graduate courses including a research project and 25 hours of field experience. It is designed for those individuals who have Provisional/Initial Certification and wish to attain Professional Certification to teach grades K-12. Twentyfour (24) of these credits must be completed in residence in order to be eligible for the master’s degree. The program provides qualified students the opportunity to advance their study and research in music education and earn a Master of Music degree (M.M.). All requirements must be completed within five years of the date of matriculation.

Admission Standards

All applicants for admission are required to have Provisional/ Initial Certification and demonstrate by audition significant musical skills and a commitment to the advancement of their personal and professional accomplishments. Completion of an undergraduate major in music education with at least 36 credits of applied music courses and a 2.75 overall G.P.A. are required for admission.

Students in the graduate program in Music Education take 18 credits of music education courses, 12 credits of music core courses, and 6 elective credits to complete the 36- credit requirement for the Master of Music degree.

Graduation Requirements

Candidates for the Master’s Degree must complete all requirements within five years of the date of matriculation.

1. Satisfactory completion of thirty-six (36) credits of course work that are designed to have the student acquire knowledge, expertise,  and research skills in the field.

2. 25 hours of field experience.

3. A minimum of 24 credits at the College.

4. A minimum Grade Point Average of 3.0.

5. A research project approved by the Graduate Advisor. If continuous matriculation has not been maintained, a reevaluation of            credentials will be required. 


Program Course Requirements

The courses below are required of all students in the graduate program in Music Education leading to the Master of Music degree.

Music Core
EDU 510 - Music in the Secondary School; Credits: 3 
EDU 531 - Current Issues in Education; Credits: 3 
EDU 542 - Music in the Elementary School; Credits: 3 
EDU 552 - Project Seminar 1; Credits: 3 
EDU 553 - Project Seminar 2; Credits: 3 
EDU 610 - Music Education Technology; Credits: 3 
Total Music Core Credits: 18
Additional Courses
EDU 551 - Research Methods and Materials; Credits: 3  
MUH ___ - Music History Elective 100-200 Level (1); Credits: 3   
MUS ___ - Music Theory/Analysis Course (1); Credits: 3  
MUS/ENS ___ - Performance Elective (1); Credits: 3  
Total Additional Course Credits: 12
Electives
ELECT ___ - 3 Credit Elective (1); Credits: 3 
ELECT ___ - 3 Credit Elective (2); Credits: 3 
Total Elective Course Credits: 6
Total Program Credits: 36

Recommended Sequence of Courses

Course Code
Course Name
Credits
 
Semester 1
 
EDU 531   Current Issues in Education   3  
EDU 551   Research Methods and Materials   3  
MUH ___   Music History Elective 100-200 Level (1)   3  
MUS ___   Music Theory/Analysis Course (1)   3  
  Total 12
 
Semester 2
 
EDU 542   Music in the Elementary School   3  
EDU 552   Project Seminar 1   3  
ELECT ___   3 Credit Elective (1)   3  
MUS/ENS ___   Performance Elective (1)   3  
 

Total

12
 
Semester 3
 
EDU 510   Music in the Secondary School   3  
EDU 553   Project Seminar 2   3  
EDU 610   Music Education Technology   3  
ELECT ___   3 Credit Elective (2)   3  
  Total 12
 
Total Program Credits:
36

 

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